BY ROD WALKER | Staff writer
Gale Sayers, one of the greatest running backs in NFL history, died Wednesday after living the past few years with dementia.
Sayers, who played all seven years of his career with the Chicago Bears, was 77.
Sean Payton was 8-years old when Sayers played his final NFL game in 1971.
"I remember him vaguely, mostly highlights," said Payton. "You hear stories and you see videos. He was so explosive and dynamic. He didn't have the years relative to a long career, but man it was special."
Despite a short career, Sayers was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at the age of 34, making...